Canberra - Oxbridge end of year event

Canberra - Oxbridge end of year event

Canberra - Oxbridge end of year event
Monday 28 November 2022, 6.00pm to 7.30pm AEDT
Past event
Past event
Monday 28 November 2022, 6.00pm to 7.30pm AEDT
  • Champagne glasses
Hosted by the Cambridge Society (ACT Branch)
Open to: 
Alumni and guests

The Oxford and Cambridge Societies of the ACT are delighted to invite members and their guests to a champagne and canapés end of year reception with guest speaker, the Hon George Brandis KC, who will be reflecting on his time at Oxford and as Australian High Commissioner in London.
George Brandis is a graduate of the University of Queensland and the University of Oxford (Magdalen College) and was a Senator for Queensland from 2000 to 2018.  He served as a Minister in the Governments of John Howard, Tony Abbott, and Malcolm Turnbull, was Australia’s 36th Attorney-General in the Abbott and Turnbull Governments, and was also the Leader of the Government in the Senate under Prime Minister Turnbull.  Amongst other Parliamentary roles, he was at various times the Chairman of the Senate Economics Committee, the Chairman of the Senate Privileges Committee, and the ranking Opposition member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security.
Upon retiring from Parliament in 2018, he became Australia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, serving for four years until May 2022.  George Brandis joined the Australian National University (ANU) in June 2022 as a Professor in the Practice of National Security, Policy and Law, in a joint appointment with the National Security College and the ANU College of Law.

Booking information

Please note that this event is restricted to 50 people, so please do book early. Guests of members are welcome.

Details on the location will be available when you contact to book.

$42 per person

Booking for this event is now closed.